Khunti: A team of the Khunti Police alongwith the help from their counterparts from Jaspur district of Chattiisgarh managed to arrested two culprits including a woman who were involved in the murder of the son of a local journalist in this district.
Briefing the press on Saturday Khunti SP Ashutosh Shekhar said from a forest area located under Karra Police Station area of this district on January 7 body of a youth identified as Sanket Mishra (28) a resident of Torpa was found after which to crack the case a team under SDPO Torpa Prakash Tiwari was constituted.
The SIT on the basis of detailed scientific and technical investigation found that the deceased was involved in an illicit relationship with her aunt who at the same time was also having an extra marital affair with her driver Birsa Munda, the SP said adding that both of them killed the youth using a sharp edged weapon and later poured petrol to burn the body.
He said that following information the team managed to arrest both the culprits from Kurkuri Police Station area of Jaspur. The SP said that both of them have confessed to their crime and based on the inputs provided by them the sharp edged weapon, two mobiles and a motorcycle have been recovered.